"CF.C: How much progress has been made toward the Dec. 18 goal of selling 80 percent of the 2,200 premium seats that you plan to add to Martin Stadium in 2011 or 2012?
Sterk: I don’t know exactly where we’re at. We have more orders than we have available on the loge seating, and 20 of those people have made $100,000 gifts or more, so there’s strength there. We were counting noses yesterday on suites. We’re closing in on those being sold out.
CF.C: Will you be able to start construction this spring so all or at least some of the new seats will be available for the 2011 season?
Sterk: We set that (80 percent) deadline to try to get people to make a decision … if we get over, which I think we will, 60 percent sold by the end of this year, then we’re full steam ahead (to begin construction in the spring)."